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Texas Appeals Court Reverses Decision on Murder-for-Hire Doctor

Hundreds of defendants appeal court decisions every year. At Broden & Mickelsen, our criminal defense lawyers represent many people who fight their convictions in higher courts. The appeals process is far from straightforward. This month, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturned a decision by the 7th Court of Appeals reversing the murder-for-hire conviction of...
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Texas Capital May Direct Police to Stop Low Level Marijuana Enforcement

The decision of Texas lawmakers to legalize hemp last year had wide-ranging and unforeseen consequences. Although the legislation did not address marijuana, prosecutors started to drop hundreds of low-level marijuana possession charges. Now the City of Austin is considering its own solution by effectively decriminalizing possession of small amounts of pot altogether. The Austin City...
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